Councilmember Elizabeth Foreman has lived in Oklahoma for over 20 years. Originally from Southern California, she has spent nearly 12 years living in Norman, having become a resident of Ward 6 in 2016 with her family. Councilmember Foreman holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Oklahoma, and is currently working on her Master’s Degree in Public Administration with a concentration on Public Policy at the University of Oklahoma as well.
Ward Six includes the area between 12th Avenue NW and 36th Avenue NE, with a northern boundary of Indian Hills Road and a portion between 12th Avenue NE and 24th Avenue NE with a southern boundary of Alameda Street.
Councilmember Foreman currently works for the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Police Department as the Administrative Coordinator. She is solely responsible for all non-police operations which includes being the finance director, payroll and personnel manager, and human resources and retirement liaison for her department. Her interest in running for City Council began when she learned about the financial issues arising within the City and felt compelled to run as a concerned resident having the professional experiences and personal character to help the residents of Norman.
Councilmember Foreman has served on the Historic District Commission for the City of Norman as Chair, and was a member of The Norman Transcript’s Editorial Board. She currently serves on the Finance Committee.